Development Lead - ArcGIS Geocoding

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Esri’s global geocoding solutions support key challenges such as locating addresses and places on a map, discovering what’s at a known location or adding location information to large tables of records. Bring your passion for Software Development to help us develop a global search and geocoding capability, both of which are cornerstones of Esri software products.

You’ll work alongside product engineers, developers, and users to create location-based APIs, geocoding services, and enhancements to Esri software in the mobile, desktop, server, and online environments.

This is a great opportunity to lead, design and develop next-gen Esri technology. We love making a difference and leading the way in developing innovative technology.


  • Provide strategic direction and managerial support for a team of Software Development Engineers and/or Development Leads
  • Lead the creation, development, and design of software architectures that meet user requirements and technical concepts
  • Manage the development of software subsystems and new features in Esri product(s)
  • Mentor and guide Software Development Engineers as they write new code and merge code into existing code base
  • Write, review pull requests, and deliver improvements to existing code base
  • Schedule and coordinate projects across development teams
  • Ensure software releases meet functionality, time, and quality standards
  • Research technical options and resolve software implementation errors as they occur
  • Collaborate with other product teams on shared features or services


  • 8+ years of experience as a Software Developer, Software Architect, Solution Architect, or similar role
  • Expertise in programming language such as C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, or Python
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills at the technical and senior executive level
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and creative thinking skills
  • Ability to coordinate people and technical resources from multiple areas of the company
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and releasing commercial software products
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, GIS, or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Experience developing search and/or geocoding solutions
  • Experience developing location-based services
  • Experience with cloud-based architectures and microservices
  • Experience developing desktop and enterprise solutions
  • Master’s in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, GIS, or related field



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$135,200-$228,800 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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